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Colombia:Cartagena de Indias is colorful old town charm.

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Cartagena de Indias is the undisputed queen of the Caribbean Coast.

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Cartagena de Indias is a fairy-tale city of romance,legends and superbly preserved beauty within a 13 km of centuries-old colonial stone walls.
Cartagena's old town is a Unesco World Heritage site-a maze of cobbled alleys,balconies covered in bougainvillea and massive churches that cast their shadows across plazas.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez started his career in Cartagena and the environment provided him with a unique perspective on Caribbean culture.

The city is a port located on the northern coast of Colombia.During the Spanish Colonial Period(1533-1717) Cartagena served a key role in administration and expansion of the Spanish empire.
Tourism is a mainstay of the economy with many tourist sites within the city.Cartagena has the most extensive fortifications in South America and the inner city(casco viejo) is divided into 3 neighborhoods:San Sebastian,San Diego and Getsemani.

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Basilica and Clock Tower.The "Torre del reloj" was the main entrance to the old city.
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The Catedral Basilica de Santa Catalina de Alejandria is modelled after those in Andalusia and the Canary Islands.
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Plaza Bolivar with Palace of the Inquisition.
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Plaza Bolivar with statue of Liberator Simon Bolivar:If Caracas gave me life,you gave me glory,save Cartagena the redeemer.
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Plaza de la Paz-Torre del Reloj:it became the main gateway to the city when walled border was completed(1631).
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The Cathedral of Cartagena is located in the historic centre.
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Plaza Santo Domingo built by Dominican priests in the 16th century.
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Plaza Santo Domingo is one of the most frequented areas of the city and obligatory meeting point due to its picturesque restaurants and nightlife.Gertrudis,the sculpture is also located here.